Data Protection

The careful, conscientious and legally compliant handling of your personal data and their protection are of great importance to us.

In the following we will inform you about the collection of personal data when using our website.

§ 1 Information about the collection of personal data

  1. Personal data are all data that can be related to you personally, e.g. B Name, address, e-mail addresses, user behavior.
  2. Responsible acc. Art. 4 no. 7 EU General Data Protection Regulation ( GDPR ) is
    BEST Veranstaltungsdienste GmbH Berlin
    Bottroper Weg 2
    13507 Berlin
    Managing Director: Henry Klemm
    Telephone: 0303434670 Fax
    : 03034346767
    E-Mail: You
    can reach our data protection officer at: datenschutzbeauftragter @ bestvd. com or at our postal address with the addition “The data protection officer”.
  3. In order to be able to collect and process your personal data, we need a legal basis. In the following we give you the relevant legal basis for the respective data processing. A legal basis for data processing can also be your voluntary consent to the respective data processing.
  4. When you contact us by e-mail or via our contact form on our website, the data you provide (e.g. e-mail address, name and, if applicable, telephone number, content, etc.) will be stored and processed by us in order to answer your questions. You need to provide your email address so that we can answer your request. The data processing for the purpose of contacting us is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a DS-GVO on the basis of your voluntarily given consent. We delete the data arising in this context after the storage is no longer necessary because e.g. Your request could be answered, or restrict the processing if there are statutory retention requirements.
  5. As part of data processing on our behalf, a third-party provider provides us with the services for hosting and displaying the website. The legal basis for this is Article 6 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 lit. f GDPR. Our legitimate interests are the
    accessibility and correct presentation of our website. All data that is collected as part of the use of this website or in the forms provided for this purpose as described below are processed on its servers. Processing on other servers only takes place within the scope explained here. This service provider is located within a country of the European Union or the European Economic Area.

§ 2 Collection and processing of personal data when you visit our website

  1. When using our website for informational purposes only, we only collect the personal data that your browser transmits to our server. This information is temporarily stored in a so-called log file. If you want to view our website, we collect the following data:
    • IP address
    • Date and time of the request
    • Time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
    • Content of the request (specific page)
    • Access status / HTTP status code
    • amount of data transferred in each case
    • Website from which the request came
    • Browser
    • Operating system and its interface
    • Language and version of the browser software.

The data mentioned are processed by us for the following purposes:

    • Ensuring a smooth connection to the website,
    • Ensuring comfortable use of our website,
    • Evaluation of system security and stability as well as
    • for further administrative purposes.

The legal basis for this data processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR. Our legitimate interests result from the data processing purposes listed above. The aforementioned data will be deleted no later than seven days after the end of your visit to the website.

  1. In order to make visiting our website user-friendly and to enable the use of certain functions, to display needs-based products or for market research, we use so-called cookies on various pages. Cookies are small text files that are automatically saved on your device. Use of cookies:
    1. This website uses the following types of cookies, the scope and functionality of which are explained below:
      – Transient cookies
      – Persistent cookies.
    2. Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close the browser. This includes in particular the session cookies. These save a so-called session ID, with which various requests from your browser can be assigned to the common session. This means that your computer can be recognized when you return to our website. The session cookies are deleted when you log out or close the browser.
    3. Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period, which can differ depending on the cookie. You can delete cookies at any time in the security settings of your browser.
    4. You can configure your browser settings according to your wishes and e.g. reject the acceptance of third-party cookies or all cookies. We would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website.
    5. You can see the duration of the storage in the overview in the cookie settings of your web browser.

The legal basis for this data processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR. Our legitimate interests result from the purposes mentioned at the beginning (increasing user-friendliness, etc.).

§ 3 Collection and processing of personal data for applications

  1. If you apply to us via our website, we will collect and process your personal data provided there in order to process your application. Mandatory fields are marked as such, because in these cases we absolutely need the requested data to contact you.
  2. When you apply, you can also send us personal data from special categories. This is data from which the racial and ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or ideological convictions or trade union membership emerge. This data also includes genetic and biometric data for the unique identification of a natural person, health data or data on the sexual life or sexual orientation of a natural person.
    In most cases, the following personal data of special categories is transmitted in an application:

    • Information on marital status, which can give information about sex life or sexual orientation;
    • a photo that allows conclusions to be drawn about ethnic origin and, if applicable, eyesight and / or religion as well
    • similar sensitive data.

If you transmit such personal data of special categories to us, you expressly consent that we may process this data to process your application.
Your consent to this is voluntary. This means that you are not obliged to give this consent and can instead submit an application that has been cleared of the special categories of personal data, without this having any impact on your chances in the application process.

  1. The legal basis for processing your application is Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a and b DS-GVO as well as § 26 BDSG.
  2. We store the personal data you provide in an application for up to 5 months after the end of the application process. They will then be deleted immediately.

§ 4 E-mail advertising with registration for the newsletter

  1. If you register for our newsletter, we will inform you regularly by email about interesting offers. Registration is voluntary.
  2. The only mandatory information for sending the newsletter is your email address. We save your e-mail address for the purpose of sending the newsletter. The legal basis for this is Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a GDPR.
  3. In addition, we save the IP addresses you use and the times of registration and confirmation. The purpose of the procedure is to prove your registration and, if necessary, to clarify any possible misuse of your personal data. The legal basis for this is Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR. Our legitimate interest follows from the aforementioned purposes.
  4. We use the so-called double opt-in procedure to register for our newsletter. This means that after you have registered, we will send you an e-mail to the e-mail address you provided, in which we ask you to confirm that you wish to receive the newsletter.
  5. You can revoke your consent to the sending of the newsletter at any time and thus unsubscribe from the newsletter. You can unsubscribe either by sending a message to the contact option described above or via a link provided in the newsletter or by e-mail to
  6. After unsubscribing, we will delete your e-mail address, unless you have consented to further use or we reserve the right to continue using it, which is permitted by law and about which we will inform you in this declaration.

§ 5 Use of social media plug-ins

  1. We sometimes use the following social media plug-ins:
    Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Xing, LinkedIn, Instagram and Pinterest.
    We use the so-called two-click solution. This means that when you visit our site, no personal data is initially passed on to the plug-in providers. You can recognize the provider of the plug-in by the marking on the box above its initial letter or the logo. We give you the opportunity to use the button to communicate directly with the provider of the plug-in. Only if you click on the marked field and thereby activate it will the plug-in provider receive the information that you have accessed the corresponding website of our online offer. In addition, the data mentioned under Section 2 of this declaration will be transmitted.
  2. The plug-in provider saves the data collected about you as a usage profile and uses this for advertising, market research and / or needs-based design of its website. Such an evaluation takes place (even for users who are not logged in) to display needs-based advertising and to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles, although you must contact the respective plug-in provider to exercise this (see Paragraph 6).
  3. With the plug-ins we offer you the opportunity to interact with social networks and other users so that we can improve our offer and make it more interesting for you as a user. The legal basis for the use of the plug-ins is Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR. Our legitimate interest is the mentioned offer improvement.
  4. The data is passed on regardless of whether you have an account with the plug-in provider and are logged in there. If you are logged in with the plug-in provider, your data collected by us will be assigned directly to your existing account with the plug-in provider. If you press the activated button and z. For example, if you link the page, the plug-in provider will also save this information in your user account and share it publicly with your contacts. We recommend that you log out regularly after using a social network, but particularly before activating the button, as this allows you to avoid being assigned to your profile with the plug-in provider.
  5. Further information on the purpose and scope of data collection and its processing by the plug-in provider can be found in the data protection declarations of these providers, which are provided below. There you will also find further information on your rights in this regard and setting options to protect your privacy.
  6. Addresses of the respective plug-in providers and URL with their data protection information:
    • Facebook Inc., 1601 S California Ave, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA;;
    • Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountainview, California 94043, USA;;
    • Twitter Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, California 94103, USA;;
    • Xing AG, Gänsemarkt 43, 20354 Hamburg;;
    • LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, California 94043, USA;;
    • Pinterest Inc., 808 Brannan Street, San Francisco, California 94103, USA;;
    • Instagram LLC., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA;
  1. The US providers named under Paragraph 6 (with the exception of Pinterest Inc. and Instagram LLC) are certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield ( A current certificate can be viewed here ( Based on this agreement between the USA and the European Union, the latter has established an adequate level of data protection for companies certified under the Privacy Shield.
    The European Commission has not issued an adequacy decision with regard to a comparable level of data protection for the USA because this does not exist there.

§ 6 Use of Google Analytics

  1. This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and that enable your use of the website to be analysed. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. If IP anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The full IP address is only transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there in exceptional cases.
  2. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.
  3. You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by using the browser plug-in available under the following link. Download and install from:
  4. This website uses Google Analytics with the extension “_anonymizeIp ()”. As a result, IP addresses are processed in abbreviated form, so that personal references can be excluded. If the data collected about you can be linked to a person, this will be excluded immediately and the personal data will be deleted immediately.
  5. As an alternative to the browser plug-in, you can click the following link (see “Deactivate Google Analytics” below) to prevent Google Analytics from collecting data on this website in the future. An opt-out cookie will be stored on your device. If you delete your cookies, you will have to click the link again.
  6. We use Google Analytics to analyze the use of our website and to improve it regularly. We can use the statistics obtained to improve our offer and make it more interesting for you as a user. The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR. Our legitimate interest is the mentioned offer improvement.
  7. Contact information Europe:
    Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, Fax: +353 (1) 436 1001.
    Data protection declaration : learn / privacy.html;
  8. This website also uses Google Analytics for a cross-device analysis of visitor flows, which is carried out via a user ID. You can deactivate the cross-device analysis of your usage in your customer account under “My data”, “Personal data”.
  9. After the purpose and the end of the use of Google Analytics by us, the data collected in this context will be deleted.

Deactivate Google Analytics

§ 7 Integration of OpenStreetMap

We use the map service of OpenStreetMap (OSM). The provider is the Open Street Map Foundation (OSMF), 132 Maney Hill Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B72 1JU, United Kingdom.

When you visit a website on which OpenStreetMap is integrated, your IP address and other information about your behaviour on this website are forwarded to the OSMF. OpenStreetMap may save cookies in your browser for this purpose. These are text files that are stored on your computer and that enable your use of the website to be analysed. You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent.

Your location can also be recorded if you do this in your device settings – e.g. on your mobile phone. The provider of this site has no influence on this data transfer. Details can be found in the data protection declaration of OpenStreetMap under the following link: .

The use of OpenStreetMap is in the interest of an appealing presentation of our online offers and an easy findability of the places indicated by us on the website. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

§ 8 your rights

  1. With this company, you have the following rights with regards to your personal data:
    • Right to information (Art. 15 GDPR),
    • Right to correction (Art. 16 GDPR),
    • Right to deletion (Art. 17 GDPR),
    • Right to restriction of processing (Art. 18 GDPR),
    • Right to data portability (Art. 20 GDPR).
  1. You also have the right to complain to a data protection supervisory authority about the processing of your personal data by us (Art. 77 GDPR).
  2. You can revoke your consent to data processing (legal basis: Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a DS-GVO) at any time. As a result, we are no longer allowed to continue the data processing based on this consent in the future. The legality of the data processing will be carried out on the basis of the consent until the revocation is in effect.
  3. Right to object to processing (Art. 21 GDPR)

Right to object

  1. You have the right, for reasons that arise from your particular situation, to object at any time to the processing of personal data concerning you which is based on Article 6 (1) lit. f DS-GVO (data collection to safeguard a legitimate interest) takes place, to object; this also applies to profiling based on these provisions. The objection has the consequence that we no longer process this personal data, unless we can prove compelling reasons worthy of protection for the processing, which outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims .
  2. If we process your personal data in order to operate direct mail, you have the right to object to this processing at any time; this also applies to profiling insofar as it is connected to such direct advertising. The existence of a special situation, as in a), is therefore not necessary for an effective objection to direct mail. If you object to processing for direct marketing purposes, we will no longer process your personal data for these purposes.

BEST Event Services GmbH Berlin, June 1st, 2018

§ 7 Einbindung von OpenStreetMap

Wir nutzen den Kartendienst von OpenStreetMap (OSM). Anbieterin ist die Open-Street-Map Foundation (OSMF), 132 Maney Hill Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B72 1JU, United Kingdom.

Wenn Sie eine Website besuchen, auf der OpenStreetMap eingebunden ist, werden u. a. Ihre IP-Adresse und weitere Informationen über Ihr Verhalten auf dieser Website an die OSMF weitergeleitet. OpenStreetMap speichert hierzu unter Umständen Cookies in Ihrem Browser. Das sind Textdateien, die auf Ihrem Computer gespeichert werden und die eine Analyse der Benutzung der Website durch Sie ermöglichen. Sie können die Speicherung der Cookies durch eine entsprechende Einstellung Ihrer Browser-Software verhindern; wir weisen Sie jedoch darauf hin, dass Sie in diesem Fall gegebenenfalls nicht sämtliche Funktionen dieser Website vollumfänglich werden nutzen können.

Ferner kann Ihr Standort erfasst werden, wenn Sie dies in Ihren Geräteeinstellungen – z. B. auf Ihrem Handy – zugelassen haben. Der Anbieter dieser Seite hat keinen Einfluss auf diese Datenübertragung. Details entnehmen Sie der Datenschutzerklärung von OpenStreetMap unter folgendem Link:

Die Nutzung von OpenStreetMap erfolgt im Interesse einer ansprechenden Darstellung unserer Online-Angebote und einer leichten Auffindbarkeit der von uns auf der Website angegebenen Orte. Dies stellt ein berechtigtes Interesse im Sinne von Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. f DSGVO dar.

§ 8 Ihre Rechte

  1. Sie haben uns gegenüber folgende Rechte hinsichtlich der Sie betreffenden personenbezogenen Daten:
    • Recht auf Auskunft (Art. 15 DS-GVO),
    • Recht auf Berichtigung (Art. 16 DS-GVO),
    • Recht auf Löschung (Art. 17 DS-GVO),
    • Recht auf Einschränkung der Verarbeitung (Art. 18 DS-GVO),
    • Recht auf Datenübertragbarkeit (Art. 20 DS-GVO).
  2. Sie haben zudem das Recht, sich bei einer Datenschutz-Aufsichtsbehörde über die Verarbeitung Ihrer personenbezogenen Daten durch uns zu beschweren (Art. 77 DS-GVO).
  3. Sie dürfen Ihre einmal erteilte Einwilligung zur Datenverarbeitung (Rechtsgrundlage: Art. 6 Abs. 1 S. 1 lit. a DS-GVO) jederzeit uns gegenüber widerrufen. Dies hat zur Folge, dass wir die Datenverarbeitung, die auf dieser Einwilligung beruhte, für die Zukunft nicht mehr fortführen dürfen. Die Rechtmäßigkeit, der aufgrund der Einwilligung bis zum Widerruf erfolgten Datenverarbeitung bleibt berührt.
  4. Recht auf Widerspruch gegen die Verarbeitung (Art. 21 DS-GVO)


  1. Sie haben das Recht, aus Gründen, die sich aus Ihrer besonderen Situation ergeben, jederzeit gegen die Verarbeitung Sie betreffender personenbezogener Daten, die aufgrund von Artikel 6 Abs. 1 lit. f DS-GVO (Datenerhebung zur Wahrung eines berechtigten Interesses) erfolgt, Widerspruch einzulegen; dies gilt auch für ein auf diese Bestimmungen gestütztes Profiling. Der Widerspruch hat zur Folge, dass wir diese personengezogenen Daten nicht mehr verarbeiten, es sei denn, wir können zwingende schutzwürdige Gründe für die Verarbeitung nachweisen, die Ihre Interessen, Rechte und Freiheiten überwiegen, oder die Verarbeitung dient der Geltendmachung, Ausübung oder Verteidigung von Rechtsansprüchen.
  2. Sollten wir Ihre personenbezogenen Daten verarbeiten, um Direktwerbung zu betreiben, so haben Sie jederzeit das Recht, Widerspruch gegen diese Verarbeitung einzulegen; dies gilt auch für das Profiling, soweit es mit solcher Direktwerbung in Verbindung steht. Das Vorliegen einer besonderen Situation, wie bei a), ist somit für einen wirksamen Widerspruch bei Direktwerbung nicht notwendig. Widersprechen Sie der Verarbeitung für Zwecke der Direktwerbung, so werden wir Ihre personenbezogenen Daten nicht mehr für diese Zwecke verarbeiten.

B.E.S.T. Veranstaltungsdienste GmbH Berlin, 01.06.2018